“I just figured, until they take (the Giants uniform) away from me, I’m not going to think about it that way,” Bumgarner said. “Mindset is a big thing for me. I feel like that’s a negative light on what we’re trying to do, because we’re trying to win. I’m not focused on whether it’s my last start or not or whether they’re going to decide to make moves or not.”The Yankees, Twins, Brewers, Braves and Astros have all been linked to a potential deal for Bumgarner. President of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said the Giants were still evaluating their options when he spoke with reporters over the weekend.”It’s impossible to say what the next 10 days are going to present, both in terms of what our opportunity to contend is going to be and continue to be and what opportunities the market is going to present,” Zaidi said, via MLB.com. Related News Bumgarner holds a 5-7 record with a 3.65 ERA in 21 starts so far this season.“I feel like I’ve done a good job of blocking it out,” Bumgarner told MLB.com about the trade rumors earlier this month. “Sometimes it’s easier said than done, obviously. But winning solves everything. I’m just trying to win the game. It doesn’t matter what may or may not happen. All we can control is what’s going on right now.”The four-time All-Star has spent his entire 11-year MLB career with San Francisco. He has won three World Series and taken home two Silver Sluggers during his time with the team. MLB trade rumors: Mets believe they can ‘still get a solid return’ for Zack Wheeler despite injury MLB trade rumors: Red Sox could pursue White Sox slugger Jose Abreu, Blue Jays reliever Daniel Hudson MLB trade rumors: Are the Yankees interested in Rangers starter Mike Minor? The Giants’ trade deadline plans remain unclear.San Francisco was expected to be sellers this month and was reportedly planning to move ace Madison Bumgarner. The team, however, has won eight of its last nine and entered play Monday just 2 1/2 games out of the second wild-card spot.
Will the Giants trade Madison Bumgarner? ‘It’s impossible to say’
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